Brenda J. Shipwash
Brenda J. Shipwash, age 59, of Maryville, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2010 at Blount Memorial Hospital. She attended Knob Road Baptist Church. She was a LPN at Quality Care Assisted Living for 8 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Lois Thompson. Survivors include her loving husband of 22 years, Robert M. Shipwash; son, Kevin Bowers; daughter, Denice Simmons and husband, Jay; and daughter, Amanda Sorrow; 3 grandchildren, Makayla Simmons, Michael Sorrow and Kendra Sorrow. Brenda will be taken back home and the funeral service will be held 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 8, 2010 at the family home, Rev. Jerry Little officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the family home. Family and friends will meet 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at Holston College Cemetery for the graveside service and interment. Arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, Maryville (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.